Recap - Hornets Defeat Denver 94-81
|Recap - Hornets Defeat Denver 94-81|
Carl Landry scored 21 points leading the Hornets to a 94-81 victory over Denver at Pepsi Center on Monday.
New Orleans won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 14-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 192.5.
New Orleans got 20 points from Chris Kaman and another 19 points from Marco Belinelli. Jarrett Jack contributed 9 assists, while Al-Farouq Aminu cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Denver got 15 points from Danilo Gallinari in a losing cause and another 15 points from Ty Lawson. Nene Hilario contributed 4 assists for the Nuggets, while Nene Hilario had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New Orleans were victorious, as the score was 54-46 at the break.
New Orleans won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-35.
New Orleans heads into a battle against the Thunder. Denver, meanwhile, will have their next action against New Jersey.